University of Oklahoma http://kgou.org en After 32 Years And A Wrongful Conviction, New Suspect In Rape Is Charged http://kgou.org/post/after-32-years-and-wrongful-conviction-new-suspect-rape-charged <p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The Cleveland County District Attorney's Office has charged a suspect in a 32-year-old case of rape for which another man was wrongfully convicted and spent more than 13 years in prison.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The suspect, Gilbert Duane Harris, 58, of Biloxi, Miss., was identified after an&nbsp;<em>Oklahoma Watch</em>&nbsp;inquiry last year caused the Norman Police Department to request a national DNA database check related to the 1982 rape of a University of Oklahoma student. That check, sought by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, matched Harris' DNA with DNA evidence from the rape, but authorities say it took months to verify and follow up.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:31:27 +0000 Oklahoma Watch & Shaun Hittle 33398 at http://kgou.org After 32 Years And A Wrongful Conviction, New Suspect In Rape Is Charged Most Oklahoma Colleges And Universities Raise Tuition http://kgou.org/post/most-oklahoma-colleges-and-universities-raise-tuition <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.5px;">The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved tuition and fee increases for 23 of 25 Oklahoma's colleges and universities. School presidents presented their proposed increases before the regents Wednesday.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:23:49 +0000 eCapitol & Christie Southern 32238 at http://kgou.org Most Oklahoma Colleges And Universities Raise Tuition OU Regents Approve Tuition Hike http://kgou.org/post/ou-regents-approve-tuition-hike <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The University of&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Oklahoma</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;Board of Regents has approved a nearly 5 percent tuition and fees increase for the next school year.</span></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:09:18 +0000 Associated Press 31977 at http://kgou.org OU Regents Approve Tuition Hike Stadium Upgrades On OU Regents' Agenda http://kgou.org/post/stadium-upgrades-ou-regents-agenda <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Upgrades to the University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;stadium are on the agenda when the school's board of regents meets next week.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The proposed renovations to&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Memorial Stadium are scheduled to be discussed when officials meet in Ardmore beginning Monday.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:12:39 +0000 Associated Press 31753 at http://kgou.org Stadium Upgrades On OU Regents' Agenda OU President: Stadium Improvements In The Works http://kgou.org/post/ou-president-stadium-improvements-works <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;President David Boren says the Board of Regents will likely consider upgrades to OU's stadium when the panel meets next month in Ardmore.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 16:51:00 +0000 Associated Press 28912 at http://kgou.org OU President: Stadium Improvements In The Works Composing To Celebrate The Good http://kgou.org/post/composing-celebrate-good <p>Emily Moore is a music composition student at the University of Oklahoma. Assignment Radio’s Madeline Stebbins spoke to her about the unique challenges involved in composing, and how her relationship with music has helped her through tough times.</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 00:12:03 +0000 Hayley Thornton 28119 at http://kgou.org Composing To Celebrate The Good Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With An OU Show & Tell, A Western Parade And Rock & Roll http://kgou.org/post/entertaining-hours-your-week-ou-show-tell-western-parade-and-rock-roll <p>Alumni and friends go back to school for the University of Oklahoma’s Second Annual <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kgou/events.eventsmain?action=showEvent&amp;eventID=1502660">President’s Day of Learning</a> April 12.</p><p>OU President David Boren opens with a few remarks Saturday morning before some of the university’s leading professors lecture in three concurrent sessions.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:21 +0000 Alexander Hilton 26909 at http://kgou.org Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With An OU Show & Tell, A Western Parade And Rock & Roll OU To Respond To Legislative Inquiry Into Nazi Looted Painting http://kgou.org/post/ou-respond-legislative-inquiry-nazi-looted-painting <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A representative of the University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>is scheduled to appear before a state House panel concerning a painting that a French family says was looted by the Nazis during World War II and is part of a campus art exhibit.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:22:42 +0000 Associated Press 25495 at http://kgou.org OU To Respond To Legislative Inquiry Into Nazi Looted Painting Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With Blood Drives, Senior Day, And Performing Arts http://kgou.org/post/entertaining-hours-your-week-blood-drives-senior-day-and-performing-arts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) gives </span>Oklahomans<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> the opportunity to save lives with blood donations at the </span><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kgou/events.eventsmain?action=showEvent&amp;eventID=1481282" style="line-height: 1.5;">Spring 2014 Bedlam Blood Drive</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The campaign began Monday but runs Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Army ROTC building at the University of Oklahoma.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:09:12 +0000 Alexander Hilton 23662 at http://kgou.org Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With Blood Drives, Senior Day, And Performing Arts SLIDESHOW: No Evidence Of Shots Fired At OU http://kgou.org/post/slideshow-no-evidence-shots-fired-ou <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><strong><em>Updated at 2:06 p.m.</em></strong></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:54:12 +0000 Brian Hardzinski & Associated Press 21676 at http://kgou.org SLIDESHOW: No Evidence Of Shots Fired At OU